JAM 2023: Dates, Eligibility Criteria, Admission Process, Exam Preparation Tips, and More.

Joint Admission Test

JAM is the Joint Admission Test for Masters. IIT Roorkee is the conducting body for JAM 2023. As per the updates, the JAM 2023 will be organized as a CBT (Computer Based Test) for all the test papers. There are seven test papers of JAM 2023, and all will be prepared as objective type, with three varied patterns, named Multiple Select Questions (MSQs), Numerical Answer Type (NAT), and Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs). The candidates who want to enroll for a seat in the IITs have to clear the JAM 2023 exam. JAM 2023 is an open exam for all Indian and Foreign students and there is no age restriction to appear for the exam. The IITs are known for doing Full-time MSc, MSc-PhD, Joint M.Sc-Ph.D Dual degree, and other Post-Bachelor’s Degree programs.

The Applications for JAM 2023 exam will be accepted via an Online mode. The candidates can check out the link given on the JAM 2023 site and can apply for the exam.

IIT JAM 2023 Highlights

Exam NameIndian Institutes of Technology Joint Admission Test for M.Sc.
Organizing BodyIIT Guwahati
Level of Exam National Level Exam
Mode of ExamComputer Based Test (CBT)
Mode of ApplicationOnline
Duration Of Exam3 Hours
Frequency of Exam Once a Year
Official Websitehttps://jam.iitg.ac.in/ 

Important Dates for JAM 2023 Exam

EventsDates 2023
Starting of Online Application Form7th September, 2022
Last date to apply for the online application submission14th October, 2022
Last Date to Pay Application Fee18th October, 2023
Correction of Application Form10th to 30th November, 2023
Admit Card Release11th January, 2023
Exam Date12th February, 2023
Answer Key Release Date1st week of March 2023
Result Announcement22nd March, 2023
Counseling Registration11th to 25th April, 2023

List of IIT institutes

1Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee
2Indian Institute of Technology Madras
3Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur
4Indian Institute of Technology New Delhi
5Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur
6Indian Institute of Technology Mumbai
7Indian Institute of Technology Banaras (BHU)
8Indian Institute of Technology Dhanbad (ISM)
9Indian Institute of Technology Bhilai
10Indian Institute of Technology Bhubaneshwar
11Indian Institute of Technology Dharwad
12Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati
13Indian Institute of Technology Hyderabad
14Indian Institute of Technology Gandhinagar
15Indian Institute of Technology Goa
16Indian Institute of Technology Indore
17Indian Institute of Technology Jammu
18Indian Institute of Technology Jodhpur
19Indian Institute of Technology Mandi
20Indian Institute of Technology Palakkad
21Indian Institute of Technology Patna
22Indian Institute of Technology Ropar
23Indian Institute of Technology Tirupati

The candidate is allowed to appear for 1 or 2 test papers.

Application Fees for JAM 2023

Group/categoryOne Test Paper FeeTwo Test Paper Fee
Female (All categories)/SC/ST/PwDINR 750 INR 1050 
All OthersINR 1500INR 2100

Rules and Regulations for JAM 2023

  1. The candidate must bring their valid admit card and original valid photo identity proof to enter the examination hall.
  2. The candidate photograph or fingerprint will be captured.
  3. The candidates are not allowed to take mobile phones/calculators, smartwatches, and any other electronic gadget inside the exam hall.
  4. Those candidates who will not follow the ethics and code of the exam, will not be allowed to appear for JAM 2023.

How To Apply for JAM 2023?

The candidates have a golden opportunity to apply for JAM 2023 at the JAM Online Application Processing System (JOAPS) link available on the JAM official website.

Follow the following steps

  • Apply for the exam via online mode.
  • Upload your documents, signature, and photographs or category certificate.
  • Pay the fees via electronic payment gateways.
  • Check out the status of your application form.
  • If your application form is selected, download the admit card.

Documents/Data required for filling the JAM application form

  • Address for communication
  • The candidate’s eligibility degree specifications and details
  • College name
  • Choice of JAM paper(s)
  • Select the JAM city
  • Scanned copy of the signature, Photograph
  • Details of the Identity Documents

Exam Pattern for IIT JAM 2023

SectionsNo. of questionsType of questionsmarks
130Multiple choice questions50
210Multiple choice questions20
320Numerical answer type questions30

IIT JAM 2023 Syllabus

ChemistrySolid-state, Spectroscopy, adsorption, organic reaction, mathematical concepts, natural products chemistry, aromatic and heterocyclic chemistry periodic table, theory of gases, bioinorganic chemistry, chemical bonding and shapes, chemical thermodynamics, etc.
MathematicsOne variable, integral calculation, differential calculus, vector calculus, linear algebra, real analysis, group theory, and sequence, etc.
PhysicsKinetics theory, modern physics, oscillation waves and optics, electricity and mechanism, mechanics and general properties of matter, devices and electronics, and modern physics, etc.
GeologyGeomorphology, structural geology, planet earth, paleontology, petrology, stratigraphy, economic geology, etc.

IIT JAM 2023 Preparation Tips

  • The candidates must focus on their studies and avoid distractions.
  • Make your study plan and follow it.
  • Check out the Exam Pattern and Syllabus.
  • You must take mock tests and previous years’ question papers.

IIT JAM 2023 Test Centers

The eight IIT zones are used to divide the country’s IIT JAM exam centers, where the exams are administered annually.

IIT BombayAhmedabad, Goa, Mumbai, Nagpur, Nanded, Nasik, Pune, Vadodara
IIT DelhiFaridabad, Ghaziabad, Greater Noida, Gurugram, Hisar, Indore, Jaipur, Jammu, Jodhpur, New Delhi
IISc BangaloreBengaluru, Hubli, Hyderabad, Kannur, Kozhikode, Mangalore, Palakkad, Thrissur
IIT KharagpurBhubaneswar, Kharagpur, Kolkata, Raipur, Ranchi, Vijaywada, Visakhapatnam
IIT RoorkeeDehradun, Jalandhar, Kurukshetra, NOIDA, Mohali, Moradabad, Roorkee
IIT MadrasChennai, Coimbatore, Ernakulam, Kollam, Kottayam, Madurai, Thiruvananthapuram, Tiruchirapalli, Tirunelveli, Warangal
IIT KanpurAgra, Allahabad, Bareilly, Bhopal, Kanpur, Lucknow, Varanasi
IIT GuwahatiAsansol-Durgapur, Dhanbad, Dibrugarh, Guwahati, Jorhat, Kalyani, Patna, Siliguri

IIT JAM 2023 Results

On March 22, 2023, the results of the IIT JAM will be announced. Candidates taking the exam offline will not receive a scorecard. The scorecard includes the AIR and the grades earned in the specific subject. According to the exam results, an All India Rank (AIR) will be assigned.

A distinct merit list will be created for candidates who fall under the GEN, OBC, SC, ST, or PWD categories based on how well they performed on each test paper during IIT JAM 2023. The number of seats available in each subject and each candidate’s AIR are used to determine the merit list.

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